A/Prof Dr Syahrul Sazliyana Shaharir is currently working as a lecturer, Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC). She graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2004 and obtained the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, MRCP (UK) in 2009. She completed her postgraduate in Internal Medicine from UKM in 2010.

    Her Rheumatology clinical training was in Malaysia (Putrajaya Hospital & UKM) and Birmingham UK (University Birmingham Hospital and City Hospital Birmingham) and subsequently obtained the Fellowship of Rheumatology (Malaysia) in 2015. She has published more than 20 articles in indexed journals. Apart from clinical service, education and research, she is actively involved in non-governmental organization such as Persatuan SLE Malaysia in order to educate and increase the awareness about autoimmune diseases among public and health-care professionals.